Case 4

Choose the correct answer for each question.

  •  A 25 year-old woman was admitted for a plastic repair of a facial laceration, which may require a skin graft. However, the procedural require less than one-hour.
  •  The patient has a history of hay fever, asthma, and urticaria, and has been on maintenance therapy with antihistamines.
  •  However, for general anesthesia was induced with thiopental (Pentothal) without untoward response.


  •  Case author: Hugh S. Mathewson, M.D., Professor Emeritus, School of Allied Health, Department of Nurse Anesthesia, University of Kansas Medical Center
    case editor: Michael Gordon, Ph.D.


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